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Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Financial, Technology

Supporting tech needs for non-profits

$1 million for non-profit organizations to upgrade critical office technology

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Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Financial

BC Rural Dividend grants over $10 million for rural projects—$1.2 million in Kootenays

The B.C. government is distributing $10.1 million in new grants to help rural communities stabilize their economies and create long-term local employment.

Nicole Fricot is the director of community economic development in Revelstoke, B.C.
West Kootenay, Revelstoke, Developments, Financial, Small Business, Kootenay Influencers

Nicole Fricot for Revelstoke development

Building permit applications are piling up at Revelstoke City Hall, and Nicole Fricot, community economic development director, is busy.

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Don McCormick, mayor of Kimberley, B.C., is working to diversify the sources of support for Kimberley's economy.
East Kootenay, Kimberley, Financial, Small Business

Focus forward: Kimberley 2017

“I don’t spend a lot of time looking back at where we’ve been—I always focus on where we’re going.” —Don McCormick, mayor of Kimberley

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The Best Western Hotel in Cranbrook is one of the city's hotels collecting the new 3% accommodation tax.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Cranbrook, Entertainment and Hospitality, Financial, Tourism

Cranbrook tourism: new 3% hotel tax projected to generate $450K annually

Cranbrook Tourism, a society created and incorporated in 2015, is to market and promote Cranbrook and region as a preferred, year-round destination

The Columbia Valley's new Economic Development Officer is Ryan Watmough
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, Invermere, West Kootenay, Golden, Developments, Financial

Ryan Watmough is the new Economic Development Officer for the Columbia Valley

Ryan Watmough has recently been hired by the Regional District of East Kootenay to be the new Economic Development Officer

Bob Wright was presented with the Al McCracken Memorial Award at the 2017 Community Futures British Columbia Conference in Quesnel, B.C. on September 15, 2017.
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Financial

Community Futures Board Member Wins Award

Bob Wright, long-time volunteer and board member of Community Futures Central Kootenay, was honoured for his years of commitment and service

Pictured from left to right are: Erik Kalacis, Executive Director, Tamara Rotach, Loans Manager and Sara Stuart, Director.
Kootenay BizBlog, West Kootenay, Trail, Financial

$3.69 million in business support for Greater Trail

Community Futures Greater Trail was recognized at the British Columbia Community Futures AGM for its outstanding business loan program.

Kootenay Savings building in Trail
Kootenay BizBlog, East Kootenay, West Kootenay, Financial

Seven Kootenay-based credit unions look to merge under one umbrella

The seven credit unions that encompass the Kootenay, Boundary and Columbia Valley regions are creating a single credit union

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